Shalom! My name is Adam Pastor

Welcome to ADONI MESSIAH which means
"My Lord Messiah" -
a fitting epithet to who Jesus (or Yeshua) is!

Here, I attempt to present the Apostolic Truths according to the Scriptures, that there is
One GOD, the Father, namely, YAHWEH,
and One Lord, GOD's only begotten Son,
Yeshua the Messiah.

And that one day YAHWEH will send His Son back to Earth to inaugurate the Everlasting Kingdom of GOD



Enjoy!


Saturday, June 28, 2014

TWO ARTICLES

Here are a couple of succinct articles that I came across whilst surfing the Net. I am confident you will find them most edifying!
(Some editing has been performed upon each of the articles) :-



1) Church leaders ought to re-examine God’s true identity

The scriptures are pretty simple on this matter. They teach that there is ONE true God. For example, at John 17:3 Jesus said: “…that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.” ONLY means ONE.
Therefore, Jesus was saying that God is ONE. Then by using the word AND, Jesus was clearly showing that he was a separate person from his Father, hence, he (Jesus) was NOT the only true God.
Note at John 17:1 that Jesus “lifted up his eyes to heaven and said, Father, the hour is come…” So Jesus, on earth, was praying to the Father in heaven. ... Also, John 20:17 makes it clear that Jesus has a God. There Jesus said to Mary: “I ascend unto my Father … and to my God …” Why would Jesus have a God if he himself was God?
Jesus himself NEVER claimed to be God, but said that he was “SON of God.” – John 10:36.

The scriptures consistently teach that Jesus is God’s SON, NOT God; Luke 1:32; John 3:16; Romans 1:3 etc. Consistently too, the Scriptures use the expression, “God the Father” or “God our Father” such as at Romans 1:7; 1 Corinthians 1:3; 2 Corinthians 1:2, 3; Galatians 1:1, 3; Ephesians 1:2; Philippians 1:2; Colossians 1:2; 1 Thessalonians 1:1; 2 Thessalonians 1:2; 1 Timothy 1:2; 2 Timothy 1:2 etc.
However, never once is the expression, “God the Son” used in the Scriptures. Rather, we read the expression, “Son of God.” Eg: at John 20:31; Acts 9:20; Romans 1:4; 2 Corinthians 1:19; 1 John 4:15 and 5:5, 10; Revelation 2:18 etc. The expression, “Son of God” is completely different in meaning from “God the Son.”

Yes, God and His Son are one in unity, but not one in being the same person; John 10:30.
A number of church leaders (pastors, reverends, pointers etc) are fully aware that Jesus is not God but God’s Son, but they appear to be too fearful to come forward and make the truth of God’s identity known, perhaps fearing that they will lose their positions. I’ve personally spoken with a religious leader who confessed that the Trinity is a man-made doctrine, as well as with others, who said that they know that Jesus is not God.
Christ said that the truth shall set a person free; John 8:32. I am therefore humbly appealing to church leaders to come together and reexamine the matter of God’s identity with an open mind.
Tell the people the truth; that God alone is God, the Father, the Almighty, Most High (Exodus 6:3; Psalm 83:18) and that Jesus is the Son of God. Make yourselves free by making the truth known.
A matter of serious concern

2) God wants all to know the TRUTH about Him & His Son.

Please note the following:
Is Jesus Christ Really the Almighty God?
John 20:17= If Jesus is God, the Father [as taught by Oneness believers], why did he say that he was ascending to the Father? Was Jesus going to himself? Or was he going to someone else, the Father, in a different location, heaven? (Matthew 6:9) Moreover, why does Jesus have a God if he himself is God? Jesus indicated that he had the same God as Mary Magdalene; hence, Jesus worshipped the same God who Mary Magdalene worshipped. Also, if Jesus was God in the flesh as some people say, then are we saying that there were two Gods at that time? i.e. Jesus being God on the earth, and the Father being God in heaven? Jesus certainly would not have misled Mary Magdalene or any other person. Furthermore, what did Jesus mean when he cried out, “My God, my God…” as recorded at Matthew 27:46? ... Interestingly, while the Son addressed the Father as “my God,” NEVER ONCE will we find in the Scriptures that the Father addressed the Son as “my God.” Moreover, NOWHERE in the Scriptures will we see the expression, “God the Son.” Rather, we will see the expression, “son of God.” (John 1:34; Galatians 2:20) Also, we see the expression, “God the Father,” (2 Timothy 1:2; 2 Peter 1:17) and rightly so because the Father alone is God, the Almighty.
Additional Thoughts:
  • Psalms 83:18 refers to God as the MOST HIGH, thus meaning that God is the HIGHEST.
    Luke 1:32 refers to Jesus as the “SON of the HIGHEST”. It does NOT say that Jesus is the HIGHEST, but the SON. (Matthew 16:16, 17)
  • Acts 2:32 & Acts 3:15 show clearly that God resurrected Jesus Christ from the dead. Jesus, while dead, could not have resurrected himself according to Ecclesiastes 9:5, 10. God, who was alive then, who never died, but is always alive, resurrected Jesus Christ from the dead.
  • 1 Corinthians 15:28 shows that Christ will subject himself to the Father after he has accomplished all of his Father’s Will, and that God will be the SUPREME one over all for all eternity. This includes being over and greater than Jesus Christ as well, something that Jesus has NO problem with. Jesus has always displayed a submissive role. ( John 6:38; John 7:16; John 8:28 etc) Also, Jesus clearly stated that his Father is GREATER than him. (John 14:28)
  • John 17:3 shows that the Almighty God is the ONLY true God; ONLY means ONE. In that verse, Jesus Christ is mentioned as being a SEPARATE person, sent forth by the ONE true God. Since the true God is ONE, and Jesus Christ is mentioned as a separate individual, then Jesus Christ is NOT the ONE true God or part of the ONE true God.
Therefore, the clear indication throughout the Scriptures is that Jesus Christ is NOT the Almighty God; rather, he is God’s SON. God is the FATHER of Jesus Christ.